Founded by local artists for local artists

 

Atelier Dojo is a women-led professional arts academy offering classes, workshops and open studios. We serve as a hub in Austin for artist to come together, inspire one another and collectively grow their skills in a supportive environment. Our instructors offer rigorous training in the fundamentals of classical art and are fully committed to the personal growth of our
members and students.

 
 
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Classes

With a curriculum dedicated to the classical skills that underlie realist drawing and painting, Atelier Dojo classes are led by nationally recognized artists in an intimate and welcoming environment.

 
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Open Studios

Daily dedication to the craft hones your skill and brings you to mastery. Open Studios give artists regular opportunities to work from a live model in a supportive environment. Our open studios are open to the public, all are welcome!

 
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Workshops

Our workshop series feature world-renowned artists who bring their distinctive visions to the realm of realist art.

 

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Spring/Summer 2019

Atelier Dojo offers a full array of classes taught by local experts in realism. Over the late spring and summer we’ll be offering a variety of classes and formats — it’s a great time to check out what the Dojo has to offer!


Upcoming Workshops


Summer Teen Intensive Classes

Starting this summer Atelier Dojo is thrilled to introduce rigorous training for young, dedicated artists between 13-18 years old. The Summer Teen Intensive Classes are designed to offer a sampling of the Dojo’s yearly courses in drawing and oil painting, specifically tailored to teens. Classes run June 3 - 7, July 15 - 19, July 29 - Aug. 2, 2019 at the Dojo studio at Canopy and will include drawing and painting. Seats are limited.


Calendar

About OPEN STUDIOS

We offer 3-4 open studios each week — see calendar for specific times. Open studios are open to all and registration is not required.  There is $10 drop-in fee per session for non-members. We have easels and drawing boards that you may use. Bring whatever materials you like, so long as there are no odors/fumes. Photography of the model is not permitted.